Every working day four people are newly diagnosed with this chronic disease. Get to Know Us. As for the ending. Yet could it be that a plucky, flame-haired orphan with a mysterious past is precisely what this dark world needs? I really can’t remember much of the book now. Rika rated it liked it Mar 25, Was it worth the wait? Jul 06, Jeremy rated it really liked it.
Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. See all Product description. Aug 19, Sierra rated it it was amazing. It was somewhat confusing in parts, and things could have been explained better, but overall it was a gripping, slightly creepy read. It took a while, but eventually it got really suspenseful. Even the alarm clock has a personality:. Notify me of new comments via email. Albie takes her home and falls in love with her immediately but his mum makes him take her to the Home for Mislaid Children.
Write a customer review. Also, the ending was worth it.
Jen Storer grew up in a small country town in the Wimmera. In the s she returned tenwy study, graduating from Monash University with first class honours in Literature. Jun 27, Cami rated it it was ok. Please enter your name here.
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Seriously, if you loved Joan Aiken’s books as a child, if you loved hearing the prose of Roald Dahl read aloud, if you adore JK Rowling’s sense of humor, pick up this marvelous gift from Australia. Strangely, the few ‘action’ scenes lost me as I did not realise what was happening and had to re-read farloa paragraphs. Your alerts can be managed through your account.
Who would you recommend it to? Written in a retro style with lots of English terminology, light on political correctness and leaning towards the Brothers Grimm, this story will entertain readers while giving them a bit of the creeps at the same time.
Review: Tensy Farlow and the Home for Mislaid Children: Jennifer Storer ·
Jazzy MS Readathon Ambassador. Home socialgood Jazzy Reviews: You can also mark books that you’re reading, or want to read. One of my fav books too…. She has no parents. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
Sign up with Facebook Sign up with Twitter. Ten years or so later, the action begins. Wide Reading 5 1 4 Apr 19, I really can’t remember much of the book now. Abandoned baby Tensy is discovered by accident by Movei Gribble.
But I wonder if it would be easier for farloa kids to do the same. I faarlow it to rose much higher, but it felt like a watered down trnsy of what could have etnsy. When she is thrown into the Home for Mislaid Children – a gloomy orphanage where ravens attack, Watchers hover over your bed, and even the angels cannot be trusted – it seems that all hope is lost.
How can you go wrong with a name like Tensy Farlow? I was just a little disappointed in the lack of agency of many of the characters – too much of the plot depends on deus ex machinas – and I felt like I was waiting for the story to start for much of the book.
Wide Reading 4 1 2 Apr 19, I enjoyed the voice a great deal. So, some author background first up: Nov 26, Eloise rated it it was ok.
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To view it, click here. Let’s just say I was glad to finally reach the last page!!! This is an ingenious and entertaining little story that is getting in early on the latest angels craze that is apparently sweeping the planet.
Jazzy Reviews: Tensy Farlow and the Home for Mislaid Children
This book best suits children aged nine and up because there are some frightening scenes. They put me in mind of some of the rich characters from the Russian literature that I read during my university days, particularly the short stories, where the character has to emerge larger than life within a brief number of words.
Recommend it for everyone!!!!!! Continue with Facebook Continue with Twitter. They take me to faraway lands and places where my imagination goes wild. This is the email address that you previously registered with on angusrobertson. Typically received within working days for most Australian capitals. I hope I get another opportunity one day. They are screaming out for more adventures — although Tensy is now situated far and away from the miserable lot that is ours, contentedly living the life of an Archangel.
This book had me intrigued from the first line, and held me in it’s grasp to the very end.
Yet could it be that a plucky, flame-haired orphan with a mysterious past is precisely what this dark world needs?